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Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances. TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse. ???

Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances.  TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse.  ???

Need for examination: Your symptoms do not lend to a proper evaluation in this forum. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and adjustment in your medication dose. ...Read more

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Thyroxine (Definition)

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Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

This question is: Far too broad. Are there specific medications you are concerned about? If yes, please clarify by listing the medication (s) and re-ask your question. ...Read more

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Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Mood and hormones: Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon. ...Read more

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Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?

Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?

Sick: You have listed a number of symptoms describing an illness that could represent a viral stomach flu. Food poisoning could be considered. Headache and nausea are also symptoms that could represent meningitis. In any case, a diagnosis can't be made without proper history and exam. ...Read more

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I have hot flushes, headaches and tiredness?

I have hot flushes, headaches and tiredness?

See your doctor: There are many reasons this could be happening - thyroid problems, sugar problems, hormonal changes. You need a thorough exam and work up to figure it out. ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

See your doctor : Any shortness of breath could represent a serious condition such as pneumonia, asthma, allergies, pulmonary embolism, or other serious and potentially life threatening issue. See your doctor as soon as possible for a complete work up and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What causes transient elev of T-4? Symp #loss, nervous, hot flash, shaky, always hungry, off/on dizzy, headaches, tired, paraethesias off/on.

What causes transient elev of T-4? Symp #loss, nervous, hot flash, shaky, always hungry, off/on dizzy, headaches, tired, paraethesias off/on.

Thyroid: You are describing symptoms that are commonly seen in hyperthyroidism. If your T4 had only been transient, there are several disorders that can cause that. First on my list is Hashimotos thyroiditis. Second would be Graves disease, although this usually isn't transient. Could be vital thyroiditis. You should have additional blood work to look for specific antibodies to help make correct diagnosis ...Read more

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I'm experiencing dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, migraines, vertigo, & blurred vision almost everyday. What's causing this?

I'm experiencing dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, migraines, vertigo, & blurred vision almost everyday. What's causing this?

Migraines: The migraines themselves could be causing these symptoms. See your neurologist to discuss treatment options if what you are using now is ineffective. ...Read more

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Nauseous, hot flashes , racing heart, sore back?

Nauseous, hot flashes , racing heart, sore back?

Need evaluation: This symptoms can be part of post menopausal symptoms. OR some serious thing like abnormal heart rhythm , heart attack or acute infection in your gall bladder , liver or pancreas. Try to see your doctor ASAP or go to emergency. ...Read more

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Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Depends on your sex: If you are female, it could be onset of menopause. If you are male, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Light headed, dizziness, cold chills, hot sweats, pain in the eyes, had hysterectomy, female aged 47, had heart and carotids checked, both ok. Bp, ok.

Light headed, dizziness, cold chills, hot sweats, pain in the eyes, had hysterectomy, female aged 47, had heart and carotids checked, both ok. Bp, ok.

It : It is not clear to me how long you you have had these symptoms. I am glad that you had a cardiac and carotid artery evaluation, and that your blood pressure is normal. Your symptoms sound very concerning. It may be helpful to write down your symptoms and discuss them with your doctor in case further testing needs to be performed. It may also be helpful to keep a journal of your symptoms to see if there seems to be anything that is exacerbating them. ...Read more

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5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

Premenstrual: If these symptoms occur each and every month in conjunction with your periods, they may well be mediated by the hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle. Treatment would be symptomatic with bland,low fat, low salt diet, flat ginger ale to relieve nausea and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Discuss this with your gynecologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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Body pain, headaches, hypersensitivity to light, sound, anxiety, hashimotos, pineal cyst, arrhythmia, tremor, headaches, fatigue, tinnitus.20mds.Nohelp?

Body pain, headaches, hypersensitivity to light, sound, anxiety, hashimotos, pineal cyst, arrhythmia, tremor, headaches, fatigue, tinnitus.20mds.Nohelp?

Wow!: That's a lot of things going on. 20 medications??? I would start all over - get a second opinion from a doctor who specializes in Integrative Medicine. You need to find a doctor who will work with you to decrease the # of medications! ...Read more

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Levothyroxine (Definition)

Of the hormone produced by one's own ...Read more